Staff & Volunteers

Our staff are individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We are looking for people who share in this passion, maybe for a season, or maybe as part of an exciting career. 

Join our team!

Mount Sima is the little big hill brought to you by a hardworking, dedicated team of individuals. There are opportunities all year long to work in the mountains.

Current openings

Visit our YuWin page for current openings.

Jobs at Mount Sima

  • Fall Brushing: September to October
  • Snow Making: October to December
  • Winter Positions: December to April
    • Ski/Snowboard Instructor
    • Lift Operator
    • Patrol/First Aid
    • Guest Services & Ticketing
    • Rental Shop & Rental Tech
    • Food & Beverage
    • Maintenance
  • Summer Positions: May/June to August
    • Summer Camp Counsellor
    • Bike Trail Building
    • Bike Park Ticket Window & Guest Services
    • Maintenance
Email your inquiries to guestservices@mountsima.com.

Mount Sima is a proud community-based hill with big spirit.

Our hill operations and events would not not be possible without the support of a strong community of volunteers. As a volunteer you’ll earn “Sima Bucks” and other perks. Volunteers are needed for events, fall brushing and other hill operations.

If interested in volunteering please email volunteer@mountsima.com.

Our Staff

SAM OETTLI

General Manager

Born and raised in Whitehorse. Started riding at the mountain the day it opened. Started volunteering with the Canadian Ski Patrol in 2000. Patrol leader from 2005 to 2011. Worked also in maintenance and grooming during that time. Operations Manager from 2011 to 2020. I am proud to continue to serve the community as we continue to make Mt. Sima the fantastic destination ski hill it is. See you out on the slopes!

gm@mountsima.com

BRIANA MACKAY

Office Manager

officemanager@mountsima.com

AMIE SHEPPARD

Guest Services Manager

Amie has helped in many areas of Sima. Starting as the Trails Crew Supervisor in 2019, spending summer 2020 helping Maintenance and Bike Trails, building the base with the Snowmaking team 2019 and 2020 and now moving into the 2020/2021 winter season she is happy to help as the Guest Services Manager.

guestservices@mountsima.com

TASHA MAZURKEWICH

Snow School Manager

Tasha recently joined Mt Sima's team in October 2020. Having grown up in interior BC, she loves spending time in the mountains and hitting the slopes whether it be on her skis or snowboard.  She is happy to be a part of Whitehorse's local ski hill, and enjoys helping newcomers find their ski legs and discover the joy of gliding.

snowschool@mountsima.com

CHRIS GILBERDS

Food and Beverage Manager

fb@mountsima.com

JOHN LINDSAY

Outdoor Operations Manager

operations@mountsima.com

KIRSTIE SIMPSON

Pro Patrol

Kirstie has been a volunteer patroller with the Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP) since Mount Sima opened. She took on management of the Mount Sima ski patrol staff in 2019 and works in tandem with the CSP alpine patrol leader. All patrollers at Mount Sima are trained to the same exacting first aid and rescue standards and work as a cohesive team on all days the hill is open to the public.

propatrol@mountsima.com

DEVIN WITTIG

Pre-season & Sponsorship Coordinator

I coordinate the preseason training program for Mount Sima as well as coordinate sponsorship efforts. I love living in the north and spend all my time either at Mount Sima or playing in the mountains. I look forward to seeing you out here.

preseason@mountsima.com
community@mountsima.com

TYLER NICHOLS

Transition Industries

transition.ind@gmail.com